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The Computer Place

Mo - Th: 8:00am -- 4:45pm
Fr: 8:00am -- 3:45pm

Summer Session
Mo - Th: 8:00am -- 3:00pm
Fr: 8:00am -- 3:00pm

The Computer Place provides computer access for all Gavilan students. The service is free, and no registration is required, but you must Log-In and Log-Out using your ASB card (we'll show you how, just ask!)

Intimidated by computers?
don't worry, our staff is very helpful and patient.

Feel free to ask for assistance - while we may not be able to answer every question or solve all your computer problems, we will do everything possible to make the use of the computers easy and successful.

We have 53 Pentium D computers, running Microsoft Windows XP.

We also have 4 Apple iMacs for students taking Digital Media classes.

The following programs are available:
Internet Access
* Microsoft Internet Explorer (default)
* Mozilla
Microsoft Office
* Word (includes English and Spanish spell check,
   thesaurus, and English/Spanish dictionary)
* Excel spreadsheet
* PowerPoint presentation editor
* Access database support
* FrontPage web editor
* Gavilan Spanish Review - lab program for all the
   Gavilan Spanish classes
Final Draft
* A script-writing program
Adobe Photoshop
* Photo and graphics editing program
Allied Health
* Multiple programs to support the Gavilan
   Allied Health classes
Diet Analysis
* for the Gavilan Nutrition class
Math programs
* Minitab
* Scientific Notebook
(Help for these programs is available in the Math Lab, PH-101)

Other services available
Flatbed scanner
* scan pictures in color
* scan and convert text (OCR) to Ms Word, etc.
Color printing
* there is a charge of 10 per page
* free if you bring your own, 
   otherwise 25 per page

Pesky Rules and Regulations...

  • Food and drink are not allowed in the Computer Place
  • Logging in and out is required for funding purposes - no exceptions!

For questions or comments, please contact
Gary Cribb in L-168, x2806

Last modified: February 23, 2009
Gavilan College Red Diamond 5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard Red Diamond Gilroy, CA 95020 Red Diamond (408) 848-4800